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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

UK junior computer engineer major Tony Ramirez moves out of his dorm on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff.

Semester down, finals to go: UK students depart campus for winter break

Sydney Stiegel November 24, 2020

A semester that began as an experiment has nearly come to an end, with UK students departing campus prior to the holidays. The final day of classes was Tuesday, Nov. 24, though finals will be held online...

A parade of police and construction workers organized by Gooch Construction honors front-line health and public safety workers on Friday, April 10, 2020, on South Limestone outside of the UK Chandler Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

A Lexington surge, potential vaccines and Thanksgiving plans: Local health experts urge community to refocus.

Sarah Michels November 13, 2020

This holiday season, give thanks by not killing someone’s grandmother. Listening now? By this point, many are desensitized to the constant recommendations to wear masks, wash hands and social distance....

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The harsh side of going home for break

Ryder Noah From February 5, 2020

When summer after my senior year of high school came to an end, I was dead ready to go to college. No more would I have to drive around my boring suburb with five fast food places in a row down one street,...

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Spring cleaning: No more canned cranberry sauce at holiday dinners

November 26, 2018

According to the Smithsonian, the cranberry sauce “log” first became available across the nation in 1941. Over five million gallons of this slimy, jelly-like log substance is consumed as a condiment...

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Pigg’s Playlist: Holiday Tunes

Kayla Pigg December 4, 2017

As a kid I always knew the holidays were on the way when my mom and dad played Harry Connick Jr.'s first and best Christmas album "When My Heart Finds Christmas.” Casually sitting in a chair by the fire...

Junior Michelle Knezovic’s family helps deliver meals to underprivileged families with Meals on Wheels through the Salvation Army every Thanksgiving. 

UK students do Thanksgiving differently

Michael Ayers November 23, 2017

Thanksgiving break is right around the corner. Many students will travel back home and receive questions about politics, or when they’re getting a job, and maybe if they’re dating someone.But some...

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